Graduate & Professional Studies Expo 2012
So you're thinking about Graduate School?
Thursday, October 25, 2012
12:30pm - 1:00pm
103 McLaughlin College
Register for this event on the Career Centre's online system using Passport York (you must sign up for an account on the system before you will be able to register for any events).
Graduate study comes in three varieties: professional and career oriented programs (law, medicine, education, etcetera), master's programs and doctoral programs. How to pick the right program for you, how to effectively apply to graduate school and how to succeed once you are there are some of the topics that will be discussed in this enlightening and interactive presentation.
Dr. Barbara Crow, Interim Dean and AVP Graduate
York University, Faculty of Graduate Studies
About Dr. Crow:
Dr. Crow's current research interests relate to the social, cultural, political and economic implications of digital technologies. Her most recent project focuses on senior citizens and mobile technologies.
In addition, she has worked on a number of large-scale interdisciplinary grants with engineers, designers, artists and communication scholars to produce technical and cultural content for mobile experiences. Dr. Crow is also one of the co-founders of the Mobile Media Lab, which is made up of an interdisciplinary research team exploring wireless communications, mobile technologies and locative media practices. The lab also houses the journal wi: journal of mobile media, for which she is a co-founding editor.
Dr. Crow has a longstanding commitment to feminist research and has edited several book collections, and has served as president of the Canadian Women's Studies Association. In this position, she increased the membership, established undergraduate and graduate essay prizes, a book award, and facilitated its web presence. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Atlantis and the Canadian Journal of Communication.